|Centuries:||7th century – 8th century – 9th century|
|Decades:||720s 730s 740s – 750s – 760s 770s 780s|
|Years:||751 752 753 – 754 – 755 756 757|
|754 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1507|
|Bahá'í calendar||−1090 – −1089|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||癸巳年 (Water Snake)
3450 or 3390
— to —
甲午年 (Wood Horse)
3451 or 3391
|- Vikram Samvat||810–811|
|- Shaka Samvat||676–677|
|- Kali Yuga||3855–3856|
|Igbo calendar||−246 – −245|
|Japanese calendar||Tenpyō-shōhō 6
|Minguo calendar||1158 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1297|
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Year 754 (DCCLIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 754 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
- June: The first Abbasid caliph, al-Saffar, dies, and is succeeded by his brother al-Mansur. The powerful governor of Syria Abdallah ibn Ali, launches a claim for the caliphate, but is defeated by Abu Muslim.
- Pope Stephen II crowns Pepin the short King of the Franks at Saint-Denis outside Paris; also dedicates the foundations of the new abbey church.
- Fire breaks out in Canterbury.
- The oldest document mentioning the city of Ferrara is from this year (approximate date).
- The Iconoclast Council of Hieria meets.
- June 5 – Saint Boniface (or 755)
- Al-Saffah, first Abbasid caliph (b. 721)
- Carloman, Mayor of the Palace of the Franks (b. 716)
- Rhodri Molwynog ap Idwal, king of Gwynedd in Wales
- Hiltrud, duchess of Bavaria
- Cui Hao, Chinese poet (b. 704)
- Sunpadh, the revolting Persian cleric is killed near Hamedan during the battle with Mansur's army.